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IB Programme

​​The application process for the 2023-2024 school year is closed.
Decisions will be made and communicated by early January 2023.​​

We are very pleased to announce our candidacy as an IB World School. We are currently engaged in the process of being authorized by the International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO) to offer the IB Diploma Program. We are looking forward to the opportunities that this will provide our students and community.  Alexander Mackenzie High School, Dr. G.W. Williams Secondary School, Maple High School and Milliken Mills High School are IB Candidate Schools and will be joining Bayview Secondary School to establish a family of IB Schools in York Region. 

The IB is a not for profit foundat​ion, motivated by its mission to create a better world through education. The Program was founded in Geneva, Switzerland in 1968 and as of June 2016 has grown to include 3000 World Schools offering the Diploma Program. The Program “offers a curriculum that is broad and balanced, conceptual and connected”. It is designed for motivated students between the ages of 16 and 19 and promotes “healthy relationships, ethical responsibility and personal challenge". The Program helps students to develop “the attitudes and skills they need for both academic and personal success”.

In York Region we traditionally invited students to apply to our Program in the autumn of their Grade 8 year. (Please see the Application and Admissions section for details). Successful applicants participate in an enriched course of study during Grade 9 and 10, and begin the IB Diploma Program in their Grade 11 year. Students in our IB Program earn both the IB Diploma and the Ontario Secondary School Diploma. Please note that we are a full Diploma Program and do not offer Subject Certificates.

IB Programme - Admissions Process for 2023-2024 

Please see the Application and Admissions Tab​ for more information about the application process and support documents.  

IB Informatio​n Night Slide Deck​

Apply for the IB Programme (link will be available on Friday October 14 at 9 AM)

Contact Information

If you have any questions and/or concerns, please contact the 
IB Programme Coordinator:

Keith Auyeung

Tel: 905-884-0554, Ext. 420​

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